Verizon’s newest rewards program, Verizon Up, encourages you to trade your internet privacy for coupons

Verizon’s new rewards program, Verizon Up, lets mobile subscribers get rewards and coupons on their bill every time they spend $300 – if they voluntarily agree to enrolling in Verizon’s personalized advertising program called Verizon Selects. Verizon Selects, the carrier’s newest rewards program which gives up your internet privacy in the name of advertising. Users … Continue reading “Verizon’s newest rewards program, Verizon Up, encourages you to trade your internet privacy for coupons”

1

  • Jul 20, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Net Neutrality, News,

Verizon Wireless is apparently now throttling Netflix and Youtube to 10Mbps

Verizon Wireless users on the Verizon subreddit and Howard Forums have reported that YouTube and Netflix are being throttled to 10Mbps regardless of the speed you have paid for. If it sounds like a step towards a world without net neutrality, that’s because it is. The reported speed cap, 10 Mbps, allows for 1080p streaming video, … Continue reading “Verizon Wireless is apparently now throttling Netflix and Youtube to 10Mbps”

4